The healing experience is a very positive one at Enfield Health & Wellness. I highly recommend it to patients with musculoskeletal injuries.
Jesse Grant Eisler, MD, PhD
Orthopedic and Spine Surgeon
Connecticut Back Center
Massage Therapy is the manual manipulation of
muscles and soft tissue by applying pressure to
the body with the goal of positively affecting health
and well being of the patient.
Massage comes to us from many cultures and is
perhaps the oldest method of natural healing.
The Benefits of Massage Therapy Include:
- Massage is very effective
in the relief of pain and discomfort, whether
due to health issues or to chronic stress.
- Massage can in some patients
cause a decrease in blood pressure and heart
rate due to reflex effects through the sympathetic
nervous system. Reflex effects include muscle
relaxation, relief of spasms and cramps and
increased range of motion.
- Massage calms the nervous
- The Lymphatic system can be
stimulated by massage. It can also strengthen
the immune system. As well as increase blood
- Massage increases oxygenation
to the tissues
Conditions that can be helped by massage:
- Neck Pain
- Arm, shoulder, elbow,
wrist or hand pain
- Mid back / Rib pain
- Low back or disc pain
- Hip, leg, knee, ankle or
- Stress and/or tension
- Work and other traumatic
- Auto accidents / whiplash
- Sports Injuries
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